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Mideast / Israel-Lebanon Conflict #78938

ABC Evening News for Monday, Jun 07, 1982
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Studio) Scope of Israeli invasion of south Lebanon noted; current status of conflict examined. Advances on Hasbeya Nabatiye, Beaufort Castle, Tyre, discussed, illustrated on map.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Nabatiye, Lebanon) Israeli occupation here as well as taking of Beaufort Castle examined; films shown. Prime Min. Menahem Begin, defense min. Ariel Sharon and Major Saad Haddad, leader of Christian militia, said visiting castle. United States envoy Philip Habib noted meeting later with Begin; details given. Possibility of Israeli-Syrian confrontation in Lebanon considered.
REPORTER: Hilary Brown

(Beirut, Lebanon) Israeli air strike here examined; films shown. [Captured Israeli PILOT - isn't afraid and claims he has been treated well; remarks transcribed on screen.] Implications of battle considered.
REPORTER: Chris Harper

(Studio) Anchor and reporter discuss Israeli occupation of south Lebanon, Begin's message to Habib, Palestinian fighting power.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Studio) USSR reaction to invasion noted; Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak reported halting Camp David negotiations until Israel withdraws.
REPORTER: Bill Seamans

(Studio) Secretary of State Alexander Haig's comments on invasion outlined. Upcoming items announced.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Studio) Item recapped at end of broadcast

Brown, Hilary;
Harper, Chris;
Jennings, Peter;
Reynolds, Frank;
Seamans, Bill

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